KCSE Past Papers 2021 English Paper 3
1. Imaginative Composition (Compulsory) (20 marks)
(a) Write a story ending:
1 eventually realised how important it is to live peacefully with our neighbours.
(b) Write a composition explaining what can be done to reduce crime in Kenya.
2. The Compulsory Set Text (20 marks)
H.R. Ole Kulet, Blossoms of the Savannah
Misunderstandings in families can cause serious conflicts in relationships. Referring closely to the relationship between Ole Kaelo and his daughters in Blossoms of the Savannah write an essay in support of this statement.
3. The Optional Set Texts (20 marks)
Answer and one of the following three questions,
(a) The Short Story
Chris Wanjala (Ed.), Memories We Lost and Other Stories
Distance between parents and their children can be an obstacle to effective parenting. With reference to Lesley Nneka Arimah’s story “Light”. Write an essay in support of this statement.
David Mulwa, Inheritance
Even though some African countries have leadership challenges, they have a lot of potential for economic growth. Referring to Kutula Republic i:n David Mulwa’s Inheritance, w’rite an essay in support of this statement.
(c) The novel
John Steinbeck, The Pearl
True friendship is hard to find. Many people associate with us for what they stand to gain. With reference to John Steinbeck’s, The Pearl, write an essay to support this statement.